The physics concentration in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at the Polytechnic campus provides a rigorous foundation in physics with an emphasis on fundamental concepts and applied hands-on experience. It broadens and deepens students' understanding of their major and increases their options for graduate study and employment. The primary emphasis of the physics minor is to give students experience through applied and computational physics projects. The projects will be guided by faculty with expertise in the physics of semiconductors and graphene, quantum nano-optics, laser physics and materials science.
- Students must complete a minimum of 26 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
- Pass/fail courses cannot be used for the concentration.
Required Courses - 17 credit hours
PHY 121 University Physics I: Mechanics
PHY 122 University Physics Laboratory I
PHY 131 University Physics 11: Electricity and Magnetism
PHY 132 University Physics Laboratory II
PHY 314 Quantum Physics I
PHY 321 Vector Mechanics and Vibration
PHY 499 Individualized Instruction
Elective Courses 9 credit hours required
PHY 201 Mathematical Methods in Physics I
PHY 302 Mathematical Methods in Physics II
PHY 331 Principles of Modern Electromagnetism
PHY 361 Introductory Modern Physics
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